H L Richards High Sch(campus)

  • H L Richards High Sch(campus) serves 1,659 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • H L Richards High Sch(campus) operates within the Chsd 218 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1659 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 109 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,659 students
H L Richards High Sch(campus) Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %H L Richards High Sch(campus) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
H L Richards High Sch(campus) Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeH L Richards High Sch(campus) Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
H L Richards High Sch(campus) Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
2%
5%
H L Richards High Sch(campus) Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
16%
25%
H L Richards High Sch(campus) Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
30%
17%
H L Richards High Sch(campus) Black Students (1988-2015)
White
52%
49%
H L Richards High Sch(campus) White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsH L Richards High Sch(campus) All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.620.67
H L Richards High Sch(campus) Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
52%
H L Richards High Sch(campus) Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
2%
H L Richards High Sch(campus) Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chsd 218 School District's student population of 5,429 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,757 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,304 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 22% over four years.
School District NameChsd 218 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed5,429753
Chsd 218 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/a88%
Chsd 218 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue$101 MM$11 MM
Chsd 218 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$93 MM$11 MM
Chsd 218 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$18,757$11,118
Chsd 218 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$17,304$11,218
Chsd 218 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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